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Copyright Act, 1992

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Estonia

Year of current version:1999
Date of last amendment:February 22, 1999
Date of entry into force of original text:December 12, 1992
Date of Text (Enacted):November 11, 1992
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Cultural Expressions
Notes:
The notification by Estonia to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS
states:
'The Act is valid to disclosed and undisclosed information.
The Act, together with the subsequent amendments, contains provisions on the protection and enforcement of copyright and related rights. The Act sets forth certain additional remedies applicable in the case of disputes involving intellectual property right infringements. The Act also contains specific rules on representation of the right holders where a performing rights society exists.
The Act defines the concept of copyright and pirated copy.
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Related Legislation:
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